Make your pet’s 4th of July Holiday “ Independent” of Accidents and Danger

Proper ID is essential: If you dog jumps ship, make sure he has a chip! Make sure your pet has a microchip! July 5th is one of the business days at Animal Shelters across the nation. Pets frightened by fireworks often run and get lost. Having your pet microchipped is the best way to have

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10 Things You Should Know About Canine Influenza Virus (H3N2 and H3N8)

You may have heard about the recent outbreak of a new type of dog flu affecting pets across the country. This highly contagious and, in some cases, potentially serious respiratory infection is called canine influenza virus H3N2, or CIV H3N2 for short. This flu is similar to another strain, H3N8, that has already affected dogs

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What is preventative veterinary wellness care and what is your part as a pet owner?

At VIP Petcare, we provide high quality wellness and preventative veterinary care for pets. But what does preventative care really mean? Preventative care consists of a combination of practices you can implement at home and services your veterinarian can provide to help prevent disease and increase the life of your beloved pet. Sounds great, right?

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